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Sudden sale of Rankin Inlet pharmacy still rankles Kivalliq residents – Nunatsiaq News

21 May, 2019 “I liked the idea of supporting an Inuit-owned company.… I would like to know why they sold out to Northern” The sale of Inuit-owned Sakku Pharmacy in…

Inquiry Hired At $300/hour – Blacklock’s Reporter

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls paid contractors $300 an hour, records show. The $92 million Commission yesterday would not say who it hired, or…

Akwesasne’s Henry Lickers becomes first Indigenous IJC commissioner – The Cornwall Standard Freeholder

May 20, 2019 AKWESASNE — The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s top environmental scientist, Henry Lickers, has become the first Indigenous person appointed to the International Joint Commission (IJC). Lickers was…

City unveils new logo, branding strategy – SooToday.com

‘By being bold and confident in how we tell our story, we will inspire others in the community to do the same’ – Tom Vair Sault Ste. Marie City Council…

Augmented reality app reveals meaning behind Indigenous bear sculpture – Folio

Digital technology and traditional Cree teachings come together in virtual tour of artwork at U of A downtown campus. A new University of Alberta digital project is bringing Indigenous knowledge…

Selkirk, Peguis deal two centuries in the making – Winnipeg Free Press

City, First Nation teaming up to build $5-million strip mall in bustling community SELKIRK — Selkirk and Peguis have struck a major new deal — only two centuries after the…

Senators adopt 187 amendments to C-69, setting up another fight over controversial legislation – TheChronicleHerald.ca

OTTAWA — Senators have adopted 187 amendments to the Liberal government’s environmental assessment legislation, setting the stage for another political fight and potentially forcing the House of Commons to consider…

Alberta’s workers never asked for this political pipeline paralysis – The Globe and Mail

Paul de Jong is president of the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA). It wasn’t that long ago that the federal Liberal government took ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline…

After round-one challenge, Baffinland readies for second technical meeting – Nunatsiaq News

16 May, 2019 Meeting set for June 17 to June 19 in Iqaluit Following criticism that they haven’t provided enough information, Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. filed a slew of documents…

Indigenous business is thriving despite being ‘Canada’s best kept secret’ – APTN News

May 16, 2019 There’s a lot of focus on the struggles and challenges of Indigenous people, less on our victories and even less on the local, national and international successes…

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